Definition of 'brush up'
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And you could do with brushing up your knowledge. The Sun (2016)As the economic downturn intensifies, more and more people will find themselves looking for work and in need of brushing up their interview skills. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Enjoy two hours of top-notch light music and brush up your Danish in the process. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The most useful area to brush up, particularly for the physical sciences and engineering, is mathematics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If all you're looking for is to brush up your management skills, don't go on an MBA course. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Trade fairs are an ideal way to brush up on skills Times, Sunday Times (2006)
`You go and have a wash and brush-up and I'll see to Fruhstuck. ADRIENNE AND THE CHALET SCHOOL
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